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Domaine de Montmains Le Rouard Hautes Cotes de Nuits

Domaine de Montmain Le Rouard Bourgogne Blanc Hautes Cotes de Nuits 2014

From a producer whose work emerged from ...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : APR19
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $79
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2019 - 2022


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Apogee Deluxe Rose

Apogee Deluxe Vintage Rose 2016

From Dr Andrew Pirie and his single site...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : APR19
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $64
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2019 - 2022
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COS Cerasuolo di Vittoria 2015

COS do things a little differently, prod...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : MAR19
Alcohol : 13%
Price : $60
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2019 - 2024


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Posted in Italy, natural wine, organic, other reds1 Comment

La Prova Nero d'Avola 2017

La Prova Nero d’Avola 2017

La Prova one of the most successful Ital...

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Rated : 89 Points
Tasted : MAR19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $25
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2022
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Poggio Anima Asmodeus Nero d’Avola Terre Siciliane IGP 2017

Poggio Anima Asmodeus Nero d’Avola Terre Siciliane IGP 2017

From high class winemaker and high class...

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Rated : 88 Points
Tasted : MAR19
Price : $22
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2022


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Stefano de Pieri Nero D'Avola

Stefano de Pieri Nero D’Avola 2017

From Mildura and a Woolworth's group bra...

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Rated : 89 Points
Tasted : APR19
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $18
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2021
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McWilliams McW Alternis Nero D’Avola 2017

There was a bunch of McW Alternis wines ...

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Rated : 87 Points
Tasted : APR19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $25
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2022
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Unico Zelo Pipe Dream Nero d’Avola 2018

Nero d'Avola getting really, really good...

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Rated : 90 Points
Tasted : APR19
Alcohol : 13.4%
Price : $50
Closure : Diam
Drink : 2019 - 2022
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Kirrihill Piccoli Lotti Nero d'Avola 2018

Kirrihill Piccoli Lotti Nero d’Avola 2018

McLaren Vale nero for the Clare Valley-b...

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Rated : 88 Points
Tasted : APR19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $27
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2022
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Kala Primitivo Salento Rosso IGP 2016

A 'traditional' producer, per se, but th...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : MAR19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $30
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2022


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A.Mano Primitivo IGT 2016

There was a time when this wine seemed t...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : MAR19
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $26
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2022


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McHenry Hohnen Hazel’s Vineyard Zinfandel 2016

The Hohnen name might be the strongest a...

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Rated : 87 Points
Tasted : APR19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $57
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2023
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Posted in Margaret River, other reds0 Comments

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Lowe Zinfandel 2016

From organic wine grower David Lowe come...

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Rated : 92 Points
Tasted : MAR19
Alcohol : 15.5%
Price : $75
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2019 - 2030
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Poggio Anima Lilith Primitivo Salento IGP 2017

This comes to life via United States of ...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : MAR19
Alcohol : 13%
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2024


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Posted in Italy, other reds, Tip Top Tipple0 Comments

hilltops-primitivo

Grove Estate Hilltops Primitivo 2017

I think this wine used to be called 'zin...

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Rated : 89 Points
Tasted : MAR19
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $30
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2022
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Sassafras Chardonnay Savagnin Ancestral

Sassafras Chardonnay Savagnin Ancestral 2018

Sassafras are right up at the apex of pe...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : APR19
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $30
Closure : Crownseal
Drink : 2019 - 2021
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Posted in Canberra District, chardonnay, other whites, Pétillant Naturel, Tip Top Tipple, Top Value, Tumbarumba2 Comments

Craven The Firs Vineyard Syrah 2017

Craven The Firs Vineyard Syrah 2017

Aussie boy done good, set up in South Af...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : APR19
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $40
Closure : Diam
Drink : 2019 - 2030+


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Posted in South Africa, syrah, Tip Top Tipple, Top Value0 Comments

Koerner Cannonau 2018

Koerner Cannonau 2018

From Clare Valley but a different place,...

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Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : APR19
Alcohol : 13.2%
Price : $35
Closure : Diam
Drink : 2019 - 2025
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Posted in Clare Valley, grenache et al, Tip Top Tipple, Top Value1 Comment

bloom

Brash Higgins Bloom 2012

Two barrels were produced of this and wi...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : APR19
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $90
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2019 - 2030
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Posted in chardonnay, McLaren Vale, oxidative style5 Comments

Omensetter

Brash Higgins Omensetter 2015

The last release was 2012, this is the s...

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Rated : 94 Points
Tasted : APR19
Alcohol : 15.7%
Price : $95
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2019 - 2030
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Posted in cabernet et al, McLaren Vale, shiraz et al4 Comments

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